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Spate of new EIA cases may up pressure to combat ‘swamp fever’ in horses

Many consider Western Canada to be lax in its efforts to eradicate equine infectious anemia, but that may soon change

A smattering of new cases of equine infectious anemia in Alberta and Saskatchewan may intensify the pressure to implement new, and costly, measures to control the potentially devastating disease. Four cases of the disease (typically called EIA or ‘swamp fever’) have been found in Alberta and two in Saskatchewan this year. The first three Alberta […] Read more